Frequently Asked Questions

• How long do you keep my furniture? Reupholstering with Murphy’s can normally be done in 2 weeks or less. Exceptions include ordering new cushions or sending the piece to a re-finisher for woodworking. • Does Murphy’s pickup my furniture? Murphy’s offers free pick up and free delivery on jobs where the labor portion will be $250 or more. • Does Murphy’s Upholstery create new furniture? Murphy’s can craft you a Legacy Chair to your specifications, with as much detail as you desire. The skilled craftsmen and seamstresses at Murphy’s Upholstery make custom installations such as banquettes and headboards; as well as ottomans to any size needed. Let Murphy’s Upholstery make that foot rest you’ve always needed a reality, custom made to your needs. • What are Legacy Chairs? Legacy Chairs are custom family heirlooms. Choose the type, style, color and accessories to your chair. Murphy’s Upholstery will research your family crest and have this embroidered onto the back of the chair, sofa, etc. A priceless piece your family will cherish for generations! • Does Murphy’s Upholstery refinish antiques? Murphy’s Upholstery does not re-finish; however, does have a list of talented individuals who can do everything from dipping the piece to hand rubbing your fine inlaid woods. After the wood is made beautiful again, we pick up the piece from the re-finisher and add the upholstery for...

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Ottomans

A well placed ottoman can be either a welcome place for tired feet or additional seating for the kids to play video games. We can build and upholster storage ottomans, bathroom vanity poofs or cocktail table ottomans with tufted leather and brass nails. A nice turned leg with brass castors or a skirted ottoman with bullion fringe. You decide and we...

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Headboards

Custom headboards are a featured service at Murphys. Whether you have seen a great headboard in a magazine or come up with a unique design all your own, we can turn it into a guaranteed dream maker. We simply ask for a few measurements and we cut, pad and upholster the headboard and then bring and install it into your...

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Why Murphys

At Murphy’s we are a well established operation which maintains regular hours. Our upholsterers and sewing staff are true professionals and we are fully insured against any loss or damage to a piece of valuable furniture. We are routinely asked to cut a piece of furniture from $300.00 a yard cloth or apply the needlepoint that was made by your great grandmother and simply could not be replaced. We take pride in our finished product and we feel as our clients leave with a feeling of having worked with true professionals who have performed as they promised. Our free standing building is well marked and open to the public from 8 am to 5 pm on all business days. No having to chase down your furniture here. Our phones are answered by a human during all regular hours and we invite anyone to inspect our well appointed...

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Pricing List

For complete information on pricing and fabric requirements, please click here Thank you for considering Murphy’s Upholstery for your reupholstery needs. We are celebrating our 81st year of continuous business in 2015 and although we have seen quite a bit over the years, all jobs are personal to the client and are approached on an individual basis. Please note that this is simply a guide to pricing. We do custom, unique projects for individuals with varying applications, expectations and taste. I have tried to extract averages from past jobs, but your job may be unique and therefore can’t be priced exactly from this list. Hopefully this will provide some guidance to begin your upholstery project. We also guarantee a smoke free workplace. – David Farris Throw Pillows with Knife Edges (Not Boxed) Throw pillows with either welted (fabric covered cording) or plain with no cording are $40.00 per throw and include our stuffing of shredded dacron filler. Throws with braided cording or fringe are $45.00 per throw pillow. Add $5.00 per, if throws are larger than 20″ x 20″ or if you require a zipper. Bolster Style Pillows can be made with either flat ends for $75.00 or tootsie roll style ends with a button in the center for $85.00 and include our stuffing of shredded dacron filler. We also have down filled pillow forms priced as follows: • 18″ x 18″ $25.00 • 20″ x 20″ $28.00 • 22″ x 22″ $32.00 • 25″ x 25″ $45.00 • Custom shapes and sizes of down ticks are priced individually Boxed Cushions with or without welt (fabric covered cording) Usually $75.00 per cushion if average sofa sized (24″ x 24″ x 4″) without “T’s” or “L’s” on the sides or other odd shapes. Includes a zipper on the back. No extra charge for adding a welting from an accent cloth or the same fabric. Fabrics which require pattern matching, loose fabrics which require surging of the edges or larger cushions will be more. Straps with Velcro, fabric ties or snaps can also be added and may increase price. If several cushions are identical in size and fabric where the same template can be used over and over, then the price may decrease. (Cheaper by the dozen) Window seat cushions are also available and can be made either with a boxed front (Welt top and bottom) or a knife edged front (One row of welt only or no welt at all). These range from $75.00 to $125.00 for labor. Foam rubber inserts or down filled inserts are additional. Foam Prices: Based on an average sofa cushion size of 24″ x 24″ • 2 inches thick $40.00 • 3 inches thick $55.00 • 4 inches thick $65.00 • 5 & 6 inches thick $75.00 Sofa Reupholstery Average sofa labor price is $950.00. Several factors may cause the labor price to be higher,...

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